Maybe it’s his passion for scuba diving, but this operations manager for X-Cell Tool and Mold loves digging deeper into relationships and mold projects. Brian Dippel chats with me about moldmaking, molding, business management, work ethic, employee-centered culture, expansion, customer relationships, deodorant sticks, acquisition and yes, scuba diving.
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X-Cell Tool & Mold emphasizes a continuous investment in automated technologies such as its five-axis machining cell and soft milling cell to reduce machine uptime, improve throughput.
Mastercam’s new post processor unlocks faster and more accurate “art to part” FANUC CNC capabilities.
Niigata Machine Techno expands its HX-5X boxway horizontal machining center series to include an ultra-large capacity HN80E-5X.
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with three team members of Eden Tool Company and Eden Manufacturing to learn the "details" about how this mold builder also became a manufacturer of engineered medical components.
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Collaboration on part and mold design between a molder and mold builder were vital to overcoming design and production challenges for a unique automotive project.
Westminster Tool’s investment in its hard machining department addresses growing production demands and opens doors for internal training opportunities.
The coronavirus doesn’t stop two next-generation professionals from implementing new five-axis machining cell technology at Electroform.
Jingdiao’s online measurement and intelligent modification technology measures parts on the machine, eliminating interruption of the continuous production process.
Here are techniques commonly used to combat chatter and guidelines to establish a foundation for optimizing the moldmaking process.
Expanding the capabilities of a portal milling machine reduced cycle times and improved quality of large-section automotive and truck molds.
The MCR-S double column machining center from Okuma America Corporation reduces cycle time by 25%.
“First, think about what you are doing and why,” emphasized Ken Conklin, the director of the Methods Dealer Network for Methods Machine Tools, when he shared his advice on how to implement five-axis machining in mold manufacturing.
GROB Systems offers its Access Series five-axis machining centers featuring U.S.-built basic models G350a and G550a for almost unlimited application and best machining quality.
United Grinding’s latest product, Mägerle MFP 30, maintains emulsion and oil coolant capabilities and has an integrated tool changer.
United Grinding’s 5-axis, space-saving Blohm PROFIMAT MC provides capabilities for modern production environments.
Fully automated, high-speed hard milling centers saved moldmaker time, money, handwork, allowed wider-range of EDM burns to be achieved.